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EU agrees to close tax loopholes for big corporations

European Union finance ministers agreed on Tuesday (February 21) to close loopholes which multinational corporations use to skip paying


U.N. says 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death in famines

Nearly 1.4 million children are at “imminent risk” of death in famines in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen,


Trump picks McMaster as new national security advisor

President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser. Trump announced the

MELBOURNE, FL - FEBRUARY 18: President Donald Trump is seen during a campaign rally at the AeroMod International hangar at Orlando Melbourne International Airport on February 18, 2017 in Melbourne, Florida. President Trump is holding his rally as he continues to try to push his agenda through in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Trump confronts media over criticism of Sweden comment

President Donald Trump took to twitter on Monday (February 20) to criticize the media and its handling of his


Hundreds of migrants break into Spanish African enclave of Ceuta

More than 300 African migrants jumped the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta on Monday


Iraq builds new camp for refugees fleeing Mosul

The Iraqi government has constructed a refugee camp outside Mosul in preparation for an exodus of people from the


VP Pence visits EU, gives assurances on key issues

US Vice President Pence was in Brussels visiting EU officials on Monday. The Trump administration has been met with


US Defense Secretary Mattis gives surprise briefing in Iraq

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived on an unannounced visit to Iraq on Monday as the battle to oust


Museum workouts attract art lovers to the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Fine art meets sweaty aerobics. The Metropolitan Museum of Art is staging a workout class amid some of the


The most expensive cup of coffee in U.S. can be found in New York

Alpha Dominche is in the business of selling high-end, commercial grade coffee and tea machines. It’s new Extraction Lab


Life’s a beach for 80 year old lifesaver

It doesn’t take long for them to find clothes on Surfers Paradise beach. “And we could see his head


President Trump plans to enforce trade policies to ‘stop foreign cheating’

President Donald Trump said he plans to enforce trade policies to ‘stop foreign cheating’. Trump toured the Boeing production


The eighth continent Zealandia discovered by scientists

The world’s oceans conceal many secrets but a paper published in the journal of the Geological Society of America


A sinkhole swallowed two cars in Los Angeles

A sinkhole swallowed two cars in Los Angeles as a huge Pacific storm swept over southern California. The second


Man Pleads Guilty In San Bernardino Attack

A California man pleaded guilty Thursday to providing the high-powered rifles used to kill 14 people in the San


Thousands of dead fish wash up on Costa Rica beaches

Thousands of dead fish have washed up on the shores of Costa Rica’s Gulf of Nacoya on the Pacific,


Seven Hong Kong policemen jailed for assault on democracy activist

A Hong Kong court sentenced seven policemen to two years jail on Friday (February 17) for beating a handcuffed


G20: German foreign minister pledges to increase military spending

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Friday (February 17) there was no question that Europe must spend more


Trump considering 4 people for National Security Advisor role

President Donald Trump on Friday (February 17) said he is considering four people to serve as his national security


China jails former business regulator for 18 years for graft

A court in China jailed a former senior official at one of the country’s business regulators for 18 years

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